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Victims of office theft repaid by firm

February 20, 2017 | By More
Victims of office theft repaid by firm

Perpetual Guardian says none of its clients have been left out-of-pocket after thefts by a former client manager at its Christchurch branch.

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Prison stabbing sentencing deferred

February 18, 2017 | By More
Prison stabbing sentencing deferred

The sentencing of a man who used a home-made knife in a frenzied attack on another inmate at Christchurch Men’s Prison was deferred for three months in the Christchurch District Court.

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Second person admits restaurant burglary

February 17, 2017 | By More
Second person admits restaurant burglary

A second person has admitted their part in the burglary of Cortado’s Restaurant on Somerfield Street in Beckenham, just across the road from the Sydenham police station.

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Adam Kearns admits drugged-driving death

February 16, 2017 | By More
Adam Kearns admits drugged-driving death

The son of jailed “Black Widow” murderess Helen Milner has admitted a charge of causing a death while driving with evidence of methamphetamine use in his blood.

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Jail for choker hold that led to riverside manslaughter

February 16, 2017 | By More
Jail for choker hold that led to riverside manslaughter

A man who put Simon Mark Prue in a choker hold after Prue had verbally abused him and kicked his bike, was jailed for nearly five years on a manslaughter charge.

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Pellet-gun street robbery denied

February 14, 2017 | By More
Pellet-gun street robbery denied

A teenager is denying the pellet-gun street robbery of four people.

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Eight-year-old boys shot with airgun

February 10, 2017 | By More
Eight-year-old boys shot with airgun

Police began inquiries after teachers noticed small bruises on the legs of twin boys aged eight, a day after they had both been shot with an air gun.

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Man admits raid on restaurant

February 10, 2017 | By More
Man admits raid on restaurant

A 31-year-old man has admitted the burglary of Cortado’s Restaurant in Beckenham, just across the road from the Sydenham Police Station.

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Woman believed business associate tried to run her down

February 9, 2017 | By More
Woman believed business associate tried to run her down

A Christchurch engineering firm owner has been ordered to pay $2500 to a former business associate who believes he tried to run her down in a company vehicle.

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Lawyer objects to police ‘interference’ in tenancy

February 7, 2017 | By More
Lawyer objects to police ‘interference’ in tenancy

A lawyer has taken issue with police “interference” in a man’s new tenancy agreement after he was charged with assaulting two neighbours.

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